Budget

October 6, 2022
deVere suspends property division as UK mortgage crisis intensifies premium
We’ve made the decision to temporarily close deVere’s property investment division, with immediate effect, as inflation fears throughout the country heighten. The availability of credit was a concern and, as such, an imminent decline in property prices, so all property investment projects will be suspended for now. Of course, we realise that many clients across the globe will be concerned about current mortgages and protection, which is why we’ve set Read More
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Nigel Green
November 23, 2017
Pensions come out of Autumn Budget largely unscathed premium
This year’s Autumn Budget saw pensions and savings, somewhat surprisingly, left essentially untouched by the Chancellor. Philip Hammond refrained from looking to pensions to raise revenue in the 2017 Autumn Budget, which was characterised by a ‘loud silence’ in regard to this sector. This year’s Autumn Budget saw pensions and savings, somewhat surprisingly, left essentially untouched by the Chancellor. Philip Hammond refrained from looking to pensions to raise revenue Read More
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Nigel Green
March 15, 2017
Hammond’s Budget U-turn demonstrates an out of touch government premium
The Chancellor’s decision to scrap plans to increase taxes paid by the self-employed should be championed, yet simultaneously it shows how out of touch the government is. Philip Hammond’s embarrassing U-turn comes seven days after the Budget, after his plans received harsh criticism for breaking a 2015 manifesto commitment letter, not to increase National Insurance, income tax or VAT. The Chancellor said: “It is very important both to me and to the Read More
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Nigel Green
March 19, 2015
The Budget will drive demand for QROPS premium
This year’s Budget, last of this current parliament, has been branded in today’s Telegraph as ‘a  triumph of electioneering over economics.’ And I can see why.  The Chancellor wheeled out a series of policies aimed at the over 55s  - who are those most likely to vote in the election and those who are, coincidentally, most likely to vote Conservative. This year’s Budget, last of this current parliament, has been branded in today’s Telegraph as ‘a  triumph of Read More
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Nigel Green